SRB - Patient Care Associate (CNA), Eves, 16 hrs

Spaulding Rehabilitation Brighton, MA
Summary

Provide direct patient care under the direction and supervision of a licensed Nurse.

Key Responsibilities

* Patient care plan is carried out as directed.

* Patient physical care is provided such as bed bath, toileting, grooming, changing bed linen, etc. per established guidelines.

* Patient general care is provided such as positioning, lifting and turning, and using adaptive and transfer equipment per established guidelines.

* Patient monitoring activities such as vital signs and blood glucose are performed per established guidelines.

* Patients are prepared for meals, assisting when appropriate to meet patients' need.

* Patient rounds are performed regularly and call lights are answered promptly to meet patients' needs.

* Patient care is documented in a timely manner adhering to established standards.

* Patient room clutter is organized to make best use of space and clean environment.

* Specimens are obtained and labeled consistent with established procedures.

* Mentoring and teaching is provided for new nursing assistants to meet performance expectations.

* Additional department, organization, or network activities are completed per established objectives.

* PCC Organizational Values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence are upheld.

Qualifications and Experience

Education/Degree

Required

* Graduate of CNA training program required.

Preferred

* High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

Experience

Required

Preferred

* Minimum of 1 year of experience as a nursing assistant preferred.

Licensure

Required

Preferred

Skills (Specific learned activity gained through training (e.g. computer skills, keyboarding, presentation, CPR, ACLS, etc.)

Required

* Effective verbal, electronic and written communications skills using the English language.

* Computer proficiency required. Microsoft office applications preferred with ability to learn new software.

* Maintain variable work schedule to meet department needs. (evenings and nights, holidays, weekends and travel).

Preferred

* Highly developed communications and interpersonal skills, working with diverse population.

* Work independently, be self-directed and contribute as a member of a team.

* Anticipates challenges and develops and implements strategies for addressing them.

* High level of service delivery. Demonstrate initiative with ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and adapt to changing situations.

* Attention to detail.